In 1992, 60 minutes ran a spot on the dangers of the consumption monosodium glutamate (MSG) which is widely used in processed foods, restaurants, and fast foods as a taste enhancer. Better tasting food sounds like a great concept until you learn that MSG is an excititoxin; it is toxic to the brain! The negative side effects of consuming MSG are vast, many of them very serious.
If you consume processed foods, your chance of exposure to MSG is very, very high. Ponder for a moment the number of processed foods children are exposed to in modern society. It’s a scary thought, and MSG is only one toxic ingredient in these imitation foods. Check out this short 13 minute segment for more information. You will be able to learn some industry code names for labeling (or hiding) MSG in food products.